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Key role of the number of complement receptor 1 on erythrocytes for binding of Escherichia coli to erythrocytes and for leukocyte phagocytosis and oxidative burst in human whole blood
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2019-07-25)
<i>Aim</i> - To study the role of complement receptor 1 (CR1) for binding of <i>Escherichia coli (E. coli)</i> to erythrocytes, for leukocyte phagocytosis, oxidative burst and complement activation in human whole blood from a CR1 deficient (CR1D) patient and healthy controls with low, medium and high CR1 numbers.<p> <p><i>Methods</i> - Alexa-labelled bacteria were used to quantify ...
Automated analysis of fetal cardiac function using color tissue Doppler imaging in second half of normal pregnancy
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-02-26)
<i>Objectives</i> - Color tissue Doppler imaging (cTDI) is a promising tool for the assessment of fetal cardiac function. However, the analysis of myocardial velocity traces is cumbersome and time‐consuming, limiting its application in clinical practice. The aim of this study was to evaluate fetal cardiac function during the second half of pregnancy and to develop reference ranges using an ...
Mate Choice could be Random in Female Rats (Rattus norvegicus)
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2017-11-01)
Female mate choice is often investigated in terms of reproductive success in order to understand how male characteristics contribute to sexual attractiveness. Previous studies have found that females rats prefer mating with their first encounter rather than males visited subsequently, suggesting that the rewarding value of this first encounter is enough to reinforce mating with the first partner. ...
The role of adrenoceptors in the central nervous system in male and female rat sexual behavior
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2014-09-10)
Three different phases can be distinguished in rats’ sexual cycle, the introductory (precopulatory), the copulatory and the executive (ejaculatory) phases. In this review, a new analysis of existing pharmacological data is made, both in male and female rats, in which the different aspects of sexual behavior are taken into account. An effort is made to distinguish pharmacological effects on sexual ...
Functions of Vocalization in Sociosexual Behaviors in Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in a Seminatural Environment
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2017-01-09)
Both male and female rats produce vocalizations in the presence of a potential sexual partner. In this study, we evaluated the role of vocalizations in sociosexual behaviors in an ecologically valid procedure. Three males and 4 females were housed in a seminatural environment. In each group, 1 or 2 males and females were devocalized, and the other subjects were sham operated. Sociosexual interactions ...